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David Nichols made this lovely Asus Wireless Router WL-520-GU-based Twitter client. OpenWRT runs Python off of a USB thumb drive. The script fetches the 20 most recent tweets from his followers and displays them using a Sparkfun serial based LCD. The laser parts were fabbed at Ponoko.com.

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Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture, including the first book about the web (Mosaic Quick Tour) and the Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Building Robots. He is currently working on a best-of collection of his writing, called Borg Like Me.


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